SHINNSTON, W.Va. - Jacob L. Byers, 52, formerly of Warren, passed away on Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at United Hospital Center.
He was born July 19, 1959, to the late Dalton and Ruth Hibbs Byers.
Jacob is survived by the love of his life, Sue Reinhart of Shinnston; his daughter, Christina (Eric) Fisher of Warren; his two sons, Matthew Byers of Warren and Aaron Byers of Hubbard; his three grandchildren; his two sisters, Debbie Byers of Tampa, Fla., and Ida Kirkbride of Liberty; his brother-in-law, Dennis Bates of Shinnston; his cousin, Charles "Chuck" Baker of Southington; several nieces and nephews; and his loving dog, Hootie Bear.
In addition to his parents, Jacob was preceded in death by his son, Tyler Byers; his brother, Bernie Byers; and his sister, Linda Lou Bates.
Jacob was employed by The Grounds Keeper landscaping company. He was an avid fisherman and hunter.
Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Harmer Funeral Home, Shinnston.
Cremation is to follow as per Jacob's wishes.
Online condolences can be made at harmerfuneralhome.com. Services are handled by Harmer Funeral Home, Shinnston.